2018 Football News

  • Football Preview: Buena Vista
    November 10, 2018
    The Simpson football team hits the road for the final game of the 2018 season Saturday, Nov. 10 when the Storm travel to Storm Lake to take on the Buena Vista Beavers at J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
  • Storm dominate Buena Vista in season finale
    November 10, 2018
    Cam Bunting ran for 254 yards, Tanner Krueger threw five touchdown passes and the Simpson football team closed the 2018 season in impressive fashion, routing Buena Vista 56-7 at a cold J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
  • Dubuque ground game shines as Spartans top Storm
    November 03, 2018
    Cam Bunting ran for 89 hard-earned yards and Brendan Holmes had two interceptions, but the combination of Maurece Herrion and Dwayne Allen, Jr. led Dubuque to a 17-6 win over the Simpson football team Saturday at a rain-soaked Buxton Stadium.
  • Football Preview: Dubuque
    November 02, 2018
    Two of the three teams involved in the tie for first in the American Rivers Conference meet Saturday, Nov. 3 when the Simpson football team hosts the Dubuque Spartans at Buxton Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
  • Football debuts at No. 9 in West Region
    October 31, 2018
    The Simpson football team is No. 9 in the first NCAA West Region Rankings of the 2018 season.
  • Bunting runs for three TDs, Storm spoil homecoming at Luther
    October 27, 2018
    Cam Bunting ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns, Michael Connor led a stout defensive effort that held the league's best rushing attack in-check, and the Simpson football team beat Luther 27-17, spoiling homecoming at Carlson Stadium on Saturday.
  • Football Preview: Luther
    October 26, 2018
    The Simpson football team looks to stay in the hunt for an American Rivers Conference championship when it travels to Decorah, Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 27 to face the Luther Norse. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Carlson Stadium.
  • Bunting named A-R-C Player of the Week
    October 25, 2018
    Simpson running back Cam Bunting earned American Rivers Conference co-Offensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Oct. 21.
  • Historic offensive performance pushes Simpson past Loras 38-33
    October 20, 2018
    Cam Bunting ran for a career-high 222 yards to lead a dominant rushing attack, and the Simpson football team stayed in the race for an American Rivers Conference title with a 38-33 win over Loras on a blustery Saturday afternoon at Buxton Stadium.
  • Last second TD spoils upset bid at No. 20 Central
    October 13, 2018
    Blaine Hawkins threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Ross Norem with 21 seconds left in the game and No. 20 Central held off the Simpson football team 17-16 in a battle for first place in the American Rivers Conference.
  • Football Preview: Central
    October 12, 2018
    The Simpson football team renews its oldest conference rivalry Saturday, Oct. 13 when the Storm travel to face the Central Dutch with sole possession of first place in the American Rivers Conference on the line. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium.
  • Late surge powers Storm to 29-7 win over Coe
    October 06, 2018
    Cam Bunting ran for two touchdowns, Joey Gale made three field goals and the Simpson football team scored 26-unanswered points in the second half to beat Coe 29-7 on Homecoming Saturday at Buxton Stadium.
  • Football Preview: Coe
    October 05, 2018
    The Simpson football team looks to remain atop the American Rivers Conference standings when it hosts the Coe Kohawks on Saturday, Oct. 6 for the annual homecoming game. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Buxton Stadium.
  • Lehr, Krueger named American Rivers Conference Players of the Week
    October 03, 2018
    Simpson football players Ryan Lehr and Tanner Krueger have been named American Rivers Conference Players of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Sept. 30, the league office announced Monday. Lehr is the Defensive Player and Male Athlete of the Week while Krueger is the Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Football Preview: Wartburg
    September 29, 2018
    The Simpson football team hits the road for the first time in American Rivers Conference play when the Storm travel to Waverly to take on defending conference champion Wartburg on Saturday, Sept. 29. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Walston-Hoover Stadium.
  • Overtime gamble pays off, Storm shock Wartburg 37-36
    September 29, 2018
    Wide receiver Austin Hronich found quarterback Tanner Kreuger for the game-winning two-point conversion in overtime as Simpson beat Wartburg 37-36 in an instant classic.
  • Hawkins, Connor named A-R-C Players of the Week
    September 19, 2018
    Simpson football players Nathan Hawkins and Michael Connor have been named American Rivers Conference Players of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Sept. 16, the league office announced Tuesday. Hawkins is the Special Teams Player of the Week and Connor is the Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Bunting scores three TDs as Simpson beats Nebraska Wesleyan
    September 15, 2018
    Cam Bunting ran for 159 yards and three touchdowns, and Simpson's bend-but-don't-break defense kept Nebraska Wesleyan off the scoreboard for the better part of three quarters in a 27-21 win Saturday.
  • Football Highlights: Nebraska Wesleyan
    September 15, 2018
    Highlights of the Storm's 27-21 win over Nebraska Wesleyan on Sept. 15.
  • Suffocating defense leads Storm to win at Chicago
    September 08, 2018
    Joe McNally caught two touchdown passes, Cam Bunting ran for 176 yards and the Simpson football team beat Chicago 21-0 behind a stellar defensive effort on Saturday at Amos Alonzo Stagg Field.
  • Football Preview: Chicago
    September 07, 2018
    The Simpson football team hits the road for the first time in 2018 when the Storm travel to Chicago to face the University of Chicago Maroons on Saturday, Sept. 8. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Amos Alonzo Stagg Field.
  • Storm miss opportunities in loss to Bethel
    September 01, 2018
    The Simpson football team outgained Bethel by 30 yards and converted more first downs but ill-timed turnovers and penalties came back to haunt the Storm in a 41-29 loss to Bethel in the season-opener Saturday at Buxton Stadium.
  • Football picked fourth in American Rivers Conference Preseason Poll
    August 17, 2018
    The Simpson football team has been picked fourth in the American Rivers Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced by the league office this week.
  • Summer Internship Spotlight: Austin Hronich
    August 08, 2018
    Football player Austin Hronich had the opportunity to produce video for the 2018 Indoor Football League Champion Iowa Barnstormers over the summer.
  • Athletic department signs five-year deal with BSN SPORTS, Nike
    July 23, 2018
    The Simpson athletic department has signed a five-year agreement with BSN SPORTS to be the official supplier of athletic apparel and equipment for all 19 varsity sports. Under the partnership, Nike will become the exclusive supplier of the Storm’s uniforms, apparel and accessories.
  • Football staff to host free youth camp Saturday in Des Moines
    June 22, 2018
    The football coaching staff at Simpson College will host a free youth football camp at Evelyn Davis Park in Des Moines on Saturday, June 23.
  • Simpson adds two to football staff
    June 18, 2018
    Head coach Matt Jeter announced the addition of Grant Rohach (quarterbacks) and Bill Queisert (offensive line) to the Storm coaching staff.
  • Storm football finalizes 2018 schedule
    April 16, 2018
    The Simpson football team and head coach Matt Jeter have finalized the 2018 schedule, which features five home games and two, non-conference matchups. The annual homecoming game will be played Oct. 6 against Coe.